Hubert de Givenchy

1927 - 2018

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Count Hubert James Marcel Taffin de Givenchy (pronounced [ybɛʁ də ʒivɑ̃ʃi]; 20 February 1927 – 10 March 2018) was a French fashion designer who founded the house of Givenchy in 1952. He is famous for having designed much of the personal and professional wardrobe of Audrey Hepburn and clothing for Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hubert de Givenchy has received more than 966,754 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia. Hubert de Givenchy is the 10th most popular fashion designer, the 861st most popular biography from France (down from 711th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular French Fashion Designer.

Hubert de Givenchy is most famous for being a fashion designer who founded the House of Givenchy in 1952.

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Among fashion designers, Hubert de Givenchy ranks 10 out of 36. Before him are Christian Dior, Pierre Cardin, Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren, Vivienne Westwood, and Cristóbal Balenciaga. After him are Donatella Versace, Tommy Hilfiger, Roberto Cavalli, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Elsa Schiaparelli, and Yohji Yamamoto.

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Among people born in 1927, Hubert de Givenchy ranks 36Before him are Juliette Gréco, Emmanuelle Riva, Angelo Sodano, Marshall Warren Nirenberg, Simone Veil, and K. Alex Müller. After him are Jerry Stiller, Hugo Pratt, Gilbert Bécaud, Daniel Keyes, Ibrahim Ferrer, and Robert Hossein. Among people deceased in 2018, Hubert de Givenchy ranks 29Before him are Billy Graham, Jin Yong, Robert Venturi, Ursula K. Le Guin, Arto Paasilinna, and Francis Lai. After him are Arvid Carlsson, Barbara Bush, Leon M. Lederman, Riccardo Giacconi, Roy J. Glauber, and Stéphane Audran.

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Among people born in France, Hubert de Givenchy ranks 861 out of 5,234. Before him are Louis the Blind (880), Jean Nouvel (1945), Pierre Augereau (1757), Jules Grévy (1807), Antoine Galland (1646), and René Lalique (1860). After him are Georges Couthon (1755), John, Duke of Berry (1340), Ivo of Kermartin (1253), Émile Borel (1871), Joan the Lame (1293), and François Christophe de Kellermann (1735).


Among fashion designers born in France, Hubert de Givenchy ranks 3Before him are Coco Chanel (1883) and Christian Dior (1905). After him are Jean-Paul Gaultier (1952), Emanuel Ungaro (1933), Christian Lacroix (1951), Christian Louboutin (1964), and Guy Laroche (1921).